Environmental Graduate Programme - Highways


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Morgan Sindall Infrastructure
Vacancy title
Environmental Graduate Programme - Highways
Construction, Engineering, Graduate, Infrastructure
Contract type
Full time permanent
England Only

Would you like to work for an inclusive and collaborative company which is also one of the most successful within the UK infrastructure and construction industry?


Who we are at Morgan Sindall Infrastructure

We deliver some of the UK’s most complex and critical infrastructure across six core sectors of Highways, Energy, Water, Nuclear, Rail and Aviation for public and private customers. Working on projects and long-term frameworks, we believe in connecting people, places and communities through our innovative and responsible infrastructure.

Our people are our business. Through their expertise, we harness innovative ideas and approaches that enable us to safely and responsibly design and deliver resilient infrastructure upon which we all rely. Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is part of Morgan Sindall Group plc, a leading UK construction and regeneration group with revenue of over £3 billion.


Our Graduate Programme

Our structured development Graduate programme covers a variety of personal development and technical training to support your well-rounded development. Our programme blends practical exposure to enhance your discipline specific abilities whilst enhancing your individual personal development during your early career. 

You’ll also be offered a professional scheme mentor, to help you expand graduate membership of your specific chartered body.

We have a great group of early careers currently in the business and plenty of experienced colleagues who get involved in supporting you at every step of the way!


About the project

Our Highways team delivers everything from high-profile national projects to local schemes, whether it's new or enhanced links or renewal of existing infrastructure. We improve road journeys for millions of people every day. Our projects are built on being a responsible business, protecting people and delivering benefits to the environment and the local communities.

We currently have a range of live projects across the Country and use a range of approaches;

  • Tier one supplier where we are the main contractor on the project, and we work with our supply chain partners to deliver the project on behalf of National Highways.
  • Partnership delivery where we are working in a joint venture with another company to deliver a programme of works for the National Highways Smart Motorway Programme.
  • National Highways Scheme Delivery Framework enables us to work with other suppliers to deliver smaller projects on England’s motorways and main A roads

This role will be based on any of the sites so the ability to travel is a must.


What will you be doing?

During your 2 year Graduate Programme you will be shadowing qualified Environmental personnel to gain an understanding of the role and to be mentored on the job.

Key duties include:

  • Assist with the development and implementation of the environmental and waste elements of the integrated management system (IMS). Liaise between site personnel to ensure policy and procedure is in place and followed
  • Support the implementation of the environment strategy and management action plans for improvement within the business unit in line with corporate requirements.
  • Assist in carrying out inspections, audits and investigations when required and identify and promote best practice across the business unit.
  • Gain experience and knowledge of relevant legislation and industry practice.
  • Liaise with customer personnel on matters of environment and waste, promote best practice solutions.
  • Conduct regular inspections with environmental advisor on project sites and input findings on tracker.
  • Support the use of company performance measurement tools and ensure that relevant and required information is captured at project and business unit level.
  • Attend meetings and stakeholder reviews
  • Use of computer-based systems.


What qualifications do I require?

A degree accredited by a chartered body (e.g. ICE, CIOB, RICS) at lower second or above

Ability to travel or drive to remote site locations if needed

Ideally some exposure to a construction/engineering environment


You will need the ability to:

  • Set goals and secure the right resources to achieve them
  • Look for opportunities in difficult situations
  • Speak engagingly by using facts and examples to support your point
  • Show you are listening by using open ended questions to deepen your understanding
  • Help others to stay positive, by helping them see opportunities
  • Develop ideas by considering different perspectives
  • Contribute to group decision making, whilst recognising the value of other ideas
  • Speak adaptively by changing the content depending on the response of listeners
  • Manage time and share resources to support completing tasks
  • Work well with others by understanding and respecting diversity of others' cultures, beliefs, and backgrounds
  • Listen to others and record important information as I do


Why join our team?

We already have a great cohort of early careers Graduates and Apprentices in the business and plenty of experienced colleagues who get involved in supporting you at every step of the way.

You’ll also be offered a professional scheme mentor to help you on your path to chartership with your specific chartered body.

Please visit Working with us | Morgan Sindall Infrastructure to understand our values and company benefits.

We work on a range of exciting projects in various locations across the UK, you can read more about them here.


Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited as a Disability Confident employer.  We have also been awarded platinum accreditation against the Investors in People Standard.

Please note Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK. We have a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies.


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